Monthly Archives: September 2008

Reggie Dunlop Goes Home

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Newman.¬† Though better known in the sports world for his involvement in auto racing, hockey fans will always know him as Reggie Dunlop, player/coach of the Charlestown Chiefs in Slap … Continue reading

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A Victory for the Little Guys

The Capitals this morning made 20 cuts from their training camp roster: Greg Amadio, Dean Arsene, Jay Beagle, Francois Bouchard, Sean Collins, Viktor Dovgan, Michael Dubuc, Alexandre Giroux, Bryan Helmer, Maxime Lacroix, Tommy Maxwell, Patrick McNeill, Graham Mink, Travis Morin, … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Chris Bourque, Hershey Bears, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mathieu Perreault, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 13 Comments

NHL Preseason Games Should Be Admission-Free Recruiting Tools

How many $100 million athletes do you know who “beg” to play in all of their teams’ preseason games? That’s Alexander Ovechkin for you. It was his show last night at Verizon Center, a 5-2 Capitals’ win, and while it … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, American Hockey League, Hershey Bears, Morning cup-a-joe, Ron Weber, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

Out of His Flight Jacket, He’s Dressed in Red, and Following On Line

Something about a new hockey season obviously brings a great deal of enthusiasm from fans, but within a blog, it can also bring new patrons and friends. This week we heard from a member of our Armed Services, stationed all … Continue reading

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Scenes From Camp

Unofficial OFB photographer Chanuck was out at Kettler on Saturday and Tuesday to catch some of the Caps’ camp activities. Check it out:

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brent Johnson, Eric Fehr, Jose Theodore, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Milan Jurcina, Sergei Fedorov, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

Bobble-mania on November 14 at the Phone Booth

Bruuuuuuce! No, not Springsteen, but Boudreau: at the Washington Capitals game on Friday, November 14, the first 15,000 fans will receive this lovely gift of 2007-08 Coach of the Year Bruce Boudreau holding his hardware — the Jack Adams trophy.

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A Name No Longer Mentioned

One player’s name certainly is emerging from training camp’s first week — by virtue of its omission. That of Olaf Kolzig. You don’t hear it mentioned among the press, by fans in the Kettler stands, certainly not by Capitals’ players … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Former Coaches & Players, Jose Theodore, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Michal Neuvirth, Olaf Kolzig, Washington Capitals | 25 Comments